Waimea High School

9707 Tsuchiya Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Waimea High School serves 577 students in grades 9-12.
Waimea High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Waimea High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Waimea High School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Waimea High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Waimea High School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#131 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
37%
29%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
8%
12%
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Hawaiian
44%
29%
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Two or more races
6%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.660.79
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Waimea High School is Niihau High & Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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